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congress to swnf jordan more money to shelter syrian refugees. good evening, i'm judy woodruff. >> brown: and i'm jeffrey brown. on the "newshour" tonight, margaret warner is in amman and updates us on the president's middle east trip, capped by a breakthrough between two key u.s. allies. >> woodruff: then, we turn to chicago, where city officials announced plans to close 54 schools, most in overwhelmingly black neighborhoods. >> now we've got to worry about our kids going to another location. worry about what's going to happen to them going to school. >> brown: hari sreenivasan continues our series on broadband technology with a look at a new digital divide over how high-speed access and mobile devices are being used. >> woodruff: and mark shields and david brooks analyze the week's news. that's all ahead on tonight's "newshour." >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and friends of the newshour. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contribut
much, joining us from amman. >> brown: still to come on the "newshour": chicago's plans to shutter public schools; the growing gap on how internet access is being used and shields and brooks. but first, the other news of the day. here's hari sreenivasan. >> sreenivasan: the senate looked ready to pass its first budget in four years in a midnight finish. the final vote was set to come later tonight or early tomorrow morning, after a flurry of votes on dozens of amendments dubbed "vote-a-rama". the nonbinding budget bill would impose almost $1 trillion of tax increases couplihu)ud $875 billion in spending cuts. democrat chris coons of delaware said crafting a budget should be about more than the bottom line. >> we need to do it in a way that both stabilizes our deficit and debt, makes critical investments in growing our economy and preserves the core of the programs on which americans rely. this is not just about numbers. it is also about values. it is also about priorities. >> sreenivasan: republican jeff sessions of alabamaçó called democrats out for how they were using the word
. today we thought we would take this opportunity to celebrate an icon of san francisco. the brown twin sisters have been with us for many decades. mary is here today, she's here in celebration and memory of her sister as we all are and we want to take this opportunity to use the arbor day to have a cedar tree, a tree that will grow taller than mary or i. it will grow to be a hundred feet tall. it will be a tree that will be celebrated here in san francisco for generations to come and we thought it would be not only appropriate, but we thought it would be our honor by planting this tree in recognition of vivian and her wonderful contributions to our city. and we are especially blessed with maryann honoring us with her presence. it's not that easy for her to get around these days but she has and continues to be part of an incredible twin sisters. but now she's also missing vivian as much as we are and we felt this would be a proper way to create a celebratory atmosphere on how we miss vivian, how much she meant to us and take this opportunity for arbor day to plant this tree in her name
. >> the doelger building under landmark no. 10. >> thank you. i'm the sponsor of this landmark. miss brown is here. would you like to make remarks about the landmarking? >> yes. thank you. good afternoon supervisors, mary brown to present the proposed -- as individual landmark t building was added to the historic preservation in work program in june 2011 to september 19, 2012 and the october 3rd recommendation hearing. the commission voted unanimously for the building based on a historical and architectural buildings. from 1932-1950 served as a base of operations and through extra ordinarily rapid expansion and architectural art expression and extreme modern design and represents a successful merging of the two modern styles. examples of the design elements influenced by these styles includes a step backcountry way, curved walls and over hangs. features extend to the public lobby area which display art deco in spiert inspired on the door. and pattern railings. the property was recently purchased by jeff dar by and he's been contacted for preservation of the building. mr. dar beis in the process o
hello to the world or maybe a mysterious fad era brim down low. i would investigate the missing brown buffalo. or perhaps a greek fisher man's cap in honor of the sirens and mermaids rocking me or a big mexican so sombrero would do, or i could make a crazy cat hat with balloons and then i stroll down third street or a brown berate and shout power to the people and other slogans i forget. i could try a cloud with a blue ribbon wrapped around it like a song or none of that. today, in honor of the new brand new bay view library, today, i'm going to wear the sky as my hat and then i will pass it on to you so you can wear it too thank you alejandro. power to the people. he wants to make the city of poets. this is indeed an honor and pleasure to introduce our mayor, mayor ed lee. [ applause ] . >> morning, everybody. welcome to our bay view. as our poet said, he's about to wear a hat, so i was looking for a hat this morning. and i have a trunk full and i was looking for something that was representative, a world series type of hat because this is a world series event. when you look across
, everybody. it's my pleasure to be here to join former mayor willie brown, and supervisor scott wiener and david campos, and the commission of the police department, and friends and staff and friends and family here to witness the promotion of 56 officers of our police department. you know many of you have heard me say in the city that we are the world passage, and rightly so. we are doing things that no other city is doing to lead the way. not just for economic recovery but job creation. showing the way. and our mission bay and biotech, the latest discovers and drugs, the cure of cancer with residents of san francisco working there. we host the biggest and best conventions in the world to bring people together in this great city to do things that collaborate with each other. whether it's business or medicine or research. we have some of the best research and diversity here that are anch
on whether they deal with this. going to john brown, and or own nicole petallides on whether they can and will. nicole knows of what she speaks. her parents are from cyprus and she has visited there many times or so. these are wholly mes. >> i am so glad that you're painting it in the proper way. this is .2% of europe's gdp. it isa small island and it is being menial to so many. but it paints a picture of what is going onthere. which is catastrophic. you go in there and you are talking about confiscating peoples money. not letting them have access and availability to them. almost turning this over what really is a huge political battle around the world. the russians and germans and the eurozone and cyprus is caught in the middle. in the meantime from the people are not able to access their money. they don't have gas lines. they are not able to get gas. it is unbelievable the fact that they are living there. the fact that they are frightened and scared. they work so hard to put money in the bank. neil: your parents were born there. they are not there now. a lot of money find its attrac
not want to be photographed with you. was that true? >> willie brown and myself were doing the fund-raisers for him. one at a restaurant. he had strong opinions. a lot of folks had strong opinions. >> scott: was he worried? >> everyone was worried. i had that brief moment where the new person and the rising star and i was going to go to boston during the convention and speak. all of a sudden, calling up and i said i get it. all these folks that were surrounding me, moved aside and to your point, that was more hurtful than the predictable position of schwarzenegger. >> scott: fast forward to 2008, supreme court says gay marriage is okay. you hold a press conference and said whether you like it or not, gay marriage is coming. would you have done that differently? >> of course. it wasn't my press conference. it was the city attorney's. frankly, i did not anticipate winning. i was stunned. i sat there with the energy and intensity of what this meant to so many people. the city attorney is having a press conference. come down stairs. i got caught up in that moment. i was talking about th
want to make sure that we're in compliance with our brown act and, you know, all of the notifications that we do. so, i mean, my preference when we're talking about the rules in the future is that we address that, that if it's noticed to the public, that there might be a different handling of the appeal or a continuance. and if the continuance is requested before the actual noticing goes out, just -- >> i think that there would be a lot of benefits to making -- amending the rules and making these things clear. i want to be cautious about discussing what those amendments might be now because amending the rules was not a noticed item. so, just -- but i -- but what i propose to do is to circulate some possible solutions to what i think are some of the ambiguities. again, based on -- because you have to be cautious about proceeding consistently with respect to each person that comes in front of the board. so, that was my caution also yesterday. >> yes. >> but i do think it would be a good idea to put it on the agenda for some possible amendmentses to the rules. >> and we put that on our a
in the administration of then-mayor willy brown. and general myat and i were talking about putting together a table top exercise and in came from some exercises from the marine corps and barry newman was a very energetic officer in the marine corps. he has gone over to afghanistan, i went over and saw him there, he was attached to the kabul police chief. i think he's going to have some interesting perspectives about working in the police department in a war zone. lieutenant commander patricia serrano, her assignments have been varied includes working as a immediate vaek core man, a legal clerk and a tqm instructor. she completed a 7-month deployment. captain mike napolitano is serving with the navy's expedition training group. while deployed in 2004, he spearheaded maritime patrol relief efforts toing the 2004 indian ocean tsunami, as well as numerous theater cooperation efforts throughout the pacific and in 2009 captain napolitano reported as commanding officer of the expeditionary training group. this is a fabulous panel and i know you're going to appreciate what they have to say. rear admira
the family and now katie tang who is now supervisor. i would like to thank former mayor willie brown. he's graced us with his presence and thank me for not wearing the orange jacket this morning although i felt that i should because we got two people who i think represent world series types of personalities and contributions to the city. i would like to thank all the of the elected officials to our city attorney to the treasurer, department head, everyone you see before us that i think understand the importance of having both a colleague at the board. i have the pleasure on this momentous occasion of honoring of swearing in carmen and katie. congratulations. [ applause ] . >> as i said on many occasions it shouldn't surprise anyone in this city that women are helping me run this city in the most intelligent way, the smartest way and they both, carmen and katie have had a reputation, had decisions that they have made all through their professional career that put our residents first and foremost and demonstrated their love for this city, it's workings, for it's representation of the incl
in california governor jerry brown sold californians on a temporary tax increase for high income earners in his state. i guess the blue state liberals never learn. >> paul: bret? >> briefly a hit for pope francis off to a fantastic start and i think this is obviously true for catholics and even as a non-catholic you see a pope getting out and mingling with people and showing love and humility to the people assemblying by the hundreds of thousands in rome to see him. next week, he's going to go and wash the feet of inmates in a prison for young offenders and this is the right way it seems to me to conduct the papacy and wish him continued success. >> paul: thank you all. and remember, if you have your own hit or miss, send it to us at jer@foxnews.com and follow us on twitter: @jer on fnc. that's our show and thanks to all of you, i'm paul gigot and we hope to see you all here next week. >> on fox news watch. >> anything between me and my friend bb is a-- >> with the media in tow, president obama takes his show on the road. and convinces israelis and palestinians he really does care. is the pres
. and commissioner loftus, needs no introduction. and willie brown, tremendous friend of the police department. i don't know if we have been blessed to have a mayor more supportive in our hiring plan, than mayor lee. i appreciate everyone working together to support us here in san francisco. now to the matter at hand. we are privileged to be here of the 56 sworn officers that are sworn to the rank of sergeant, captain and deputy of chief. in all endeavors leadership is critical to success. as we move into the first half of 2013, solid and sound leadership as commissioner loftus spoke us is critical to the success of the san francisco police department that challenged our able to provide top-notch law enforcement due to staffing and budget challenges. this past year we were expected to do more with less, and this expected to be the new normal. not only did we persevere, we excelled. we went into the neighborhoods and heard them. we lived through one of the busiest december in san francisco, and a good january and february, we can talk about that play-calling later. we were relatively unscathed for the
for parties to have these kind of formidable party chairmen like ron brown after the debacle in 1998. we just don't think of party chairmen as having that kind of influence in this era. the role of parties is too limited. >> and in fact a lot of the recommendations were about outcourse is -- outsourcing. aye lot of the things the party used to do, to friends and allies. >> the president did say we have not been as inclusive as we should be the that does suggest a different idea ological approach. >> and one of the biggest developments of the week, the senator from kentucky, rand paul, gave a speech in which he didn't actually use the word citizenship for illegal immigrants but he implied that he is there. the first major figure from that side of the party to really come out and endorse this idea. >> when you think about the tea party, it was only a few months ago that after the president's state of the union address there was a republican party response, there was a tea party response. gave you a sense of how decided they were on these issues. can you see a merger in the next year or two that
's described at 4'9" tall 115 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes. he was last seen with a green plaid jacket and pink backpack. >>> police took this photo of the graffiti and said it could take hundreds of dollars to clean it up. several people spray painted the area. the words asher and yb can be seen on the graffiti. >>> contra costa county authorities held an special operation. >> reporter: two transfer facilities they say are working illegally. >> these people are not dumping these things legally. they're dumping it. >> reporter: investigators tell us a fire at this operation last october where flames raged for hours. refocused efforts that can create fire risks and health and environmental issues. >> if they're not handle the waste properly they could get fly breeding and mice and rat breeding. >> reporter: contamination is something they have to worry about when they see fertilizer. >> the water is going to flow to the bay. >> reporter: operators at both facilities will be sited, one could also face civil or criminal prosecution. >> people feel that they're communities are being pollut
to hear what's going on. >> bill: definitely a flip flop. gutfeld you picked bobby brown used to be married to whitney houston. dopey group 1953. >> voice to men. washed up singer, a druggy, a drunk, for all accounts a loser. got his third dui. went to court. he he was supposed to serve 55 days. got out in nine hours. >> why? >> because they claim as always overcrowding. this only happens though to celebrities. this is what drives me nuts. >> bill: so three dui convictions, mcguirk. and then he goes in on the third. and how long, 55 days -- >> -- yeah. >> bill: he is out in nine hours. that's not justice. >> not at all. >> bill: that's three times you are out. >> lindsay lohan of justice, that's right. i know the jails are crowded out there. that's part of the reason why they are letting out these -- >> bill: guy is going to do it three times he can kill somebody. he he is not learning his lesson. >> if you are a rapist. you know, you are castrated. if you are a driver, cut off his feet so he can't drive. >> cut off his feet? >> cut off his feet. this is why i'm not ever going
writing that ticket watch the brown mercedes try to sneak out of the carpool lane >> go ahead a pull over there right in front of my patrol car this driver also jumoed over hoping that she was not noticed, she was morning, are you on your way to work i stopped or the carpool lame you have license and registration lets tale to her do you ride the carpool often no only when i have kids i was really late this morning what happened when you say the chp officer i was like on the carpool lanes are from 5am to 9am and from 3pm to 7pm on interstate 880 monday through friday, holidays included this guy had a excellent excuse you said you were cut off? yes because this one car i actuually just cut me off i never actually done this before no this is your first time unless im with somebody >> first time riding by yourself in the carpool lane yea what are the odds that the very first time you driver trought the carpool lane alone you get caught on camera infinitesimal in hayward stanley roberts kron 4 news hello? the words are going this way-there's no way. oh, the lights came on. isn't technology s
to a state office building. >> this was an old eight-story brown building the state owned and the workers' comp people were in that building. it was an old dee correctvth it building for decades. when i was a member of the board of supervisors, all of us wondered why we hadn't done anything there and the mayor thought the same. >> if an earthquake happened, the building was uninhabitable. it sat there vacant for quite a while. the city decided to buy the building in 1999 for $2. we worked and looked at ways that we can utilize the building for an office building. to build an icon i can building that will house a lot of city departments. >> the san francisco public utilities commission has an important job. we provide clean, pristine public drinking water to 2.6 million people in the san francisco bay area from the hetch hetchy regional water system. with also generate clean renewable energy for city services like public buses, hospitals, schools, and much more. and finally, we collect and treat all the city's wastewater and stormwater making it safe enough to discharge into the san franci
fillmore jazz legends he has been honored by several mayors, including willie brown nuston and has been able to perform at the razz room and live at razz. we have known robert and rory since the plush room and then it was empire plush room. and then razz, room at hotel mico and now live at rass. i concur with everything that everyone has said before us. they provide quality music and a variety of music. it is very rare for us to be able, especially resident, local musicians, who were very high class, performers, to be included in a venue such as theirs, as well as the higher class, or well or known legends and musicians and artists throughout the united states and overseas to be presented at the same venue. and frank and i would live there if we could because they bring in so many people. but we can't afford it. we do understand the issues with the sound and we do believe that these two people are the type of people who would want to correct that. they are obviously making effort to do so. their business is highly impacted by not being able to provide acoustic musician and music right n
and joining each other with governor brown as we celebrate in september with largest construction project in the history of the bay area and we talked about it last year when we were thinking about how to celebrate this bridge crossing and we made some cultural connections. and something about our ancestors helping to build the railroads here in the 1800 and is now two chinese americas mayors of our country coming together on the bay privilege. just something remarkable about that. you know, a year ago, i appeared before you, to talk about what we were planning to do, it was the year of the dragon, the dragon meant that we had to be bold, take risks and that all of the elements around the dragon tell us, us forward to take the biggest risks we could for the good of our residents and i'm happy to say that now, that we have with about to celebrate the year of the serpent or snake it's considered in our culture the minute aye dragon which means not so bold not too risky, in fact kind-of what you would think a snake would do still going in the right direction but figuring out how to get
who fought in the 1850s for free soil, he defended and wrote the first biography of john brown. represented as in any attempt to attract african-american immigrants. he traveled under a pseudonym and advocated land deeds. he let the attempts to create an integrated city in charleston, south carolina. he helped edit the autobiography of jefferson and davis. and he published the works of louisa may alcott and an abolitionist novel and found the most famous girl in 19th century america. not that -- right remark. [laughter] he acted as an agent for many of the most famous lectures of the time. he not only originated the system, he also personally identified with speakers and soccer participation so then they talked him into it. which works out great. there was a noted biographer widely read. [inaudible] she had built her career on the ashes of her early private life. and she went on to be an early feminist and an abolitionist. one of the things that you see with thomas nast is defending friedman and this woman whose lifestyle that is disapproved of. they were lifelong friends and m
of it. she put a few pounds on that summer. that day she wore a brown dress with a belt. your aunt vivian said oked like a knockwurst tied in the middle. dad, ever since you moved in we've been trying to find something she lo we have in common. i think we finally found it. yeah. wish it was a birthmark. so do i. both tylenol and bayer advanced aspirin are proven to be effective pain relievers. tylenol works by blocking pain signals to your brain. bayer advanced aspirin blocks pain at the site. try the power of bayer advanced aspirin. we weren't always that adventurous until we discovered k-y yours & mine. this one feels amazing for me this one is fantastic for her. yeah. and when they combine it opens up a whole new door for us. i've coclean your pool. what pool? [ female announcer ] k-y yours & mine. keep life sexy. me to [captioning sponsored by paramount television domestic syndication captioned by the caption center wgbh educational foundation] [clicking and boinging.. >> announcer: the following is a paid program for brainetics. >> woman: can you imagine squaring a three-d
network camera. the hills are green but you can see brown patches from the lack of rainfall in 2013. we take you to san francisco and we have had rainfall here this week, also fog and drizzle. but the flag on the right side of your hd screen is fairly still. the winds are beginning to calm down. as the sun sets no sign of fog tonight. high pressure offshore should continue this mild trend as we head right into your weekend. saturday and sunday looking pretty awesome. the jet scream right across northern california. it is going to dream in. a bit of cloud cover throughout saturday and keep us out of the warm category. i do not think we will see record setting temperatures. for the morning hours we start with 38 in santa rosa. 42 in san jose and 43 in los gatos. daytime highs very similar to today. 70 in shan hose. 68 in santa cruz. low 70s for morgan hill. palo alto 69. and for the east bay a few 70s like livermore at 70. walnut creek 72. alamo expected right around 71 degrees. slight wind off the bay will help keep temperatures down just a bit. san francisco 65. you go right up here int
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. >> it makes a different. >> gregg: the can says zero calories, i drink dr. brown's diet black cherry soda, zero salaries. >> it's all about the calorie. >> jamie: and the thing was i'm told the body recognizes it as a sugar and even though, that they have artificial stuff. >> gregg: really? artificial? >> and dr. somati says you're going to be okay. >> and also have a not of fructose and other corn syrup in it that eventually increases your serum uric acid and blood pressure. well taken, once in a while, but if it's a part of your life type ii diabetes. >> and tomorrow, a lot of great topics with dr. siegel and one is leukemia. >> great news coming up. >> jamie: we love that. and i hope you'll join us then. gregg, nice to have you here. >> gregg: i'll be back in an hour with heather childers and more of america's news room. stick around for that, i'm gregg jarrett. >> jamie: i'm jamie colby. the journal editorial report is next.
-powerful. >> harris: fbi agents joining police in the hunt for are a missing student from brown university in rhode island. the search for the student now expanding from boston to philadelphia. he is 22 years old. last seen march 16. he left his wallet and his phone behind in his apartment. he is described as 6'2", about 130-pounds. any one with information should providence police. >>> a huge man hunt with a break. investigators saying they have a suspect in the murder of the man who used to run the colorado entire prison system who was shot to death when answered his front door earlier this week. he was the director of colorado department of corrections and investigators are saying a man who died during a gun battle with texas authorities on thursday is the prime suspect. the man, evan spencer was paroled from a colorado prison in january. with more on this, dominik dean dinatale from the newsroom. >> reporter: investigators say they don't know if he was even aware that he was the state prison director. they do know he was a member of a dangerous white supremeacist prison gang. considered one of
. and most of them were in the black and brown commune pipts talking about access to books and the likes and access to computers and classroom sizes. i think we are paying for a misappropriatation on the war and tax cut. and schools struggle in chicago, detroit, on democracy, we are paying a big price for the misstep in iraq and afghanistan. >> yes, sir. dying today, at 82 years old, rest if peace, wrote a book, harkening back to william yates. is there still a chance the closings can be forstalled. >> first of all, this is an experiment. the hear shines, 54 schools, kids going across gang zones, we have lost last year nearly 600 of our youth were killed, whether high profile can killings within a fear of run across not known as gang zones. without urban policy that's defined, of drugs, guns, jobs end, home foreclosures. that is the devaluation after school tax base evaluation. the school, job, poverty, racial violence and fear. >> reverend jackson, is what is happening in chicago indicative of where we are setting priorities across the country? they seem to be awfully misled and don't s
over black and brown folks. not this time. and she's not the only one who believes that. you think it's the black communities that often are asked to sacrifice first? >> in this case, yes, i do. yes, i do. >> reporter: this is 70th street in the heart of the city's south side and this is the local elementary school. parents are proud of it. the sign up there would bear that out. soaring to new heights. all of which would be very good if it wasn't slated to be closed. and what is going to happen? >> i really don't know. i don't know what's going to happen. >> reporter: parents also fear chicago's notorious gang problems as kids cross into strange neighborhoods to attend new schools. >> okay. you have certain gangs, you know, you got certain kids that go to certain schools because it's in their neighborhood. so when you go outside of your neighborhood, you know, that becomes a problem. >> reporter: some blame the high number of school closings on the chicago teachers union which won a significant pay raise for teachers last fall. but the head of the union blames mayor rahm emanuel. >> w
after writing that ticket watch the brown mercedes try to sneak out of the carpool lane go ahead a pull over there right in front of my patrol car this driver also jumoed over hoping that she was not noticed, she was morning, are you on your way to work i stopped or the carpool lame you have license and registration lets tale to her do you ride the carpool often no only when i have kids i was really late this morning what happened when you say the chp officer i was like on the carpool lanes are from 5am to 9am and from 3pm to 7pm on interstate 880 monday through friday, holidays included this guy had a excellent excuse you said you were cut off? yes because this one car i actuually just cut me off i never actually done this before no this is your first time unless im with somebody first time riding by yourself in the carpool lane >> yea what are the odds that the very first time you driver trought the carpool lane alone you get caught on camera infinitesimal in hayward stanley roberts kron 4 news kron 4 is proud to be part of this san francisco event. we'll bring you the race bay to b
written by a friend of mine, brendan brown entitled the global curse of the federal reserve. if this is interesting to you come back to our next book event. all right. as we go to your questions let me remind you please wait for the microphone so we get you properly recorded so they can hear you, tell us your name and affiliation. if we put a statement first in the form of a question that is okay as long as it is brief, and if it isn't the chair will remind you your statement time is over. questions? up here in front. >> i have a question. mr peter wallison, it is one thing to say i told you so after the fact and i realize you have been riding along and looking for opportunities to be exposed with a variety of broadcast media. but i wanted to ask you what would have been your solutions legislatively and if in fact you have an opportunity to speak directly with alan greenspan who by the way mentions that he didn't publicly think dodd-frank would be strong enough for effective enough nor would it have been implemented to the fullest extent and only a third of the acts of dodd-
constitutionally has to have some reason to be able to do this. and stopping folks because they're black and brown does not pass constitutional muster at all. talk to me about what that be constantly frisked is disheartening. these people are living every day lives and are stopped. the law enforcement who works for the city. it's absurd. and i shouldn't have to worry what a cop is thinking or wonder just because i'm walking outside at night that i'm more likely to be stopped. that shouldn't exist. >> this idea, councilman is part of -- i feel like it's the difference of the experience of being a black american. when you see the police car, you get a sense of anxiety, and not a sense of protect and serve. >> i parentally it doesn't stop. i was arrested trying to get into event. the officer either didn't believe who we were or didn't care. it's also frustrating to me that it seems like things in the 1960s. we're trying to tell people why it's wrong to do things in the community. it's amazing we need this discussion. when it comes to larm and stopping crime, the answer has always been stop as many as
borders, territory, and the frontier and the warsome states have been about frontier, borders, and brown drinks. the trouble is in the 21st century, it actually happened almost 100 years ago in world war i and world war ii, we live increasingly in a -- if you loot weapons of mass destruction every one of those threats pays little heed to boundaries. every one of those threats is a cross-border challenge. every one of those threats represents a new interdependent. to take one example, al qaeda, one of the reasons al qaeda still lives despite the fact that the leadership is lick dated and drones are taking out the leaders along with a lot of other people who respect the leaders. nonetheless, the leadership is being lick with a dated. one of the reasons al qaeda survives it's what i call on the -- it belongs to no state. attacking states, laying low state governments, depleting the taliban, defeating al qaeda -- iraq. it will not stop it because terrorism, like sustainability, like markets, are interdependent in their character. so what we have created in the beginning of the 21st century i
what it means. literally no one knows what it means. you call people up, back brown checks that makes common sense. they put down their phone and go about their day and do they ever think about it again? maybe, maybe not. do they call their congressman, write a check, show up at a town hall. when we talk about where the public is, you know, it's this incredibly mysterious thing that ends up occupying the center of every conversation we have. >> it doesn't measure depth. >> i totally agree on the gun issue. >> with guns there's a majority in favor of -- >> background checks. >> background checks. but it's whether you can mobilize that majority and actually really gun advocates are far more likely to write a letter, far more likely to lobby and far more militant. one of the differences between this and immigration reform immigration reform as a ready made mobilized community behind it. they are trying to actually create a community around guns. >> i want to read this quote because this is a politico report on a deal the white house made with groups that are advocating gun safety legisl
of the city. arthur brown, noted architect in the city, wanted for a while to build a tower. he had become very interested in persian towers. it was the 1930's. it was all about machinery and sort of this amazing architecture, very powerful architecture. he convinced the rec park commission that building a tower in her memory would be the thing to do with her money. >> it was going to be a wonderful observation place because it was one of the highest hills in the city anywhere and that that was the whole reason why it was built that high and had the elevator access immediately from the beginning as part of its features. >> my fear's studio was just down the street steps. we were in a very small apartment and that was our backyard. when they were preparing the site for the coit tower, there was always a lot of harping and griping about how awful progress was and why they would choose this beautiful pristine area to do them in was a big question. as soon as the coit tower was getting finished and someone put in the idea that it should be used for art, then, all of a sudden, he was excited ab
of wisconsin 213, brown 455 and scott 597. there be no second-degree amendments in order prior to the votes in relation to these amendments, not withstanding all time having expired and the resolution there be two minutes equally divided prior to each vote, that upon disposition of scott 597 the majority have the next amendment in order. finally all these votes be ten-minute votes. the presiding officer: is there objection? without objection. mrs. murray: madam president, i ask unanimous consent the clerk report en bloc. the presiding officer: without objection, the clerk will report. the clerk: the senator from washington, mrs. murray, proposes amendments en bloc for mrs. mccaskill amendment 366, for mr. johnson of wisconsin amendment number 213, for mr. brown amendment number 455, for mr. scott, amendment numbered 597. mrs. murray: madam president? the presiding officer: the senator from washington. mrs. murray: madam president, i would just add to what the majority leader said. senators have been very good in helping us work through our list on both sides. we'll have some more amendments
them just as that. i yield the remainder of my time to senator brown from ohio. mr. brown: thank you. we ask support of the vitter-brown-corker-pryor amendment. the independent community banks of america are supportive because they know the playing field isn't level. one real quick statistic, 18 years ago, the six biggest u.s. banks had assets equal to 18% of g.d.p. today it's 65% of g.d.p. i ask for your support of the amendment. mrs. murray: mr. president, i don't believe there is any opposition to this amendment. i would ask the senator if we could have a voice vote on this amendment as well. mr. vitter: mr. president, we feel this is an important amendment and ask for the yeas and nays. the presiding officer: is there a sufficient second? at this moment, there is not a sufficient second. there appears to be. the clerk will call the roll. vote: vote: the presiding officer: are there any senators in the chamber wishing to vote or change their vote? if not, the ayes are 99, the nays are zero and the amendment is agreed to. mrs. murray: move to reconsider. lay it on the table. the pr
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